Washington, DC — Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) released the following statement after Pete Buttigieg was confirmed as the Secretary of Transportation.
“I offer my congratulations to Pete Buttigieg who was just confirmed by the US Senate to be the next Secretary of Transportation and the first openly gay cabinet secretary in U.S. history.
Chicago, IL — Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García issued the following statement marking the beginning of Black History Month:
WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Representative Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) joined Representatives Adriano Espaillat (NY-13), Suzanne Bonamici (OR-01), Donald S. Beyer Jr. (VA-08), Pramila Jayapal (WA-07), and introduced a critical legislative package to protect immigrant rights.
Chicago, IL - Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) issued the following statement on the passing of community activist Raúl Montes Sr.:
“On January 23rd, my wife Evelyn and I lost a dear friend, and my neighborhood of Little Village lost a beloved community member: Raúl Montes Sr.
Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Reps. Jesús “Chuy” García (D-IL), Grace Meng (D-NY), and Pramila Jayapal (D-WA) introduced the National Office of New Americans Act in the House of Representatives. U.S. Senator Edward Markey (D-MA) will introduce the same measure in the Senate.
WASHINGTON, DC — Representatives Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04), Pramila Jayapal (WA-07), Veronica Escobar (TX-16), Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY-14), Judy Chu (CA-27) and Yvette Clarke (NY-09) introduced the Roadmap to Freedom Resolution today.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representatives Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04), Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), Pramila Jayapal (WA-07), Karen Bass (CA-37), and 35 Members of Congress, alongside more than 300 advocacy organizations and community representatives, introduced the New Way Forward Act, a landmark piece of legislation to address injustice and structural racism in the U.S.
Washington, D.C. - Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García released the following statement today on the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris, the first African American, woman, and Asian American to be Vice President:
Washington, D.C. — This week Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) was reappointed to serve on the Financial Services, Transportation & Infrastructure, and Natural Resources Committees for the 117th Congress. Congressman García issued the following statement:
Chicago, IL – This week, Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) convened a virtual meeting between labor groups leaders and Illinois Unidos to address the COVID-19 pandemic through multi-sector collaboration across groups.